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Trailer catches fire near Quemado

An emergency call came in to the Eagle Pass Fire Department at around 11:15am of a vehicular fire in the Quemado Tx area. The EPFD and Maverick County Sheriff Department responded and found an 18-Wheeler Truck engulfed in flames.  The vehicle was reported to have been carrying exercise equipment.

Fire crews attempted to put out the fire which began in the engine compartment but were not able to prevent the vehicle from suffering extensive damages. The EPFD was assisted by the Texas Department Of Public Safety and the United States Border Patrol who quartered off the area and controlled traffic flow along the highway area.

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